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9 Best Affordable Bed Frames of 2021 - The Official List

The best affordable bed frames of 2021, a list created for one simple purpose: we want to make shopping for your bedroom as easy as possible. For this list, we broke down each bed frame by notable features, style, design and size – so that you can easily compare the specs and decide for yourself the best bed frame for your own style and space.

Best Affordable Bed Frames for Modern Style

Queen Size: 70"W x 89"D x 40"H
Best Features:
Bottom storage cubbies
Why It’s the Best: Most storage beds come with bottom drawers, but the Dylan contains bottom cubbies – which turns the base of the bed into a decoration in and of itself. For statement modern style, the Dylan also contains a refreshing dark grey finish and large but sleek headboard.
Featured Customer Review:
“Well-built, sturdy, just what we were looking for. Would recommend it.” – twinkiegarcia

King Size: 79.37"W x 85.98"D x 56.5"H
Best Feature: Urban style headboard
Why It’s the Best: The headboard is, without a doubt, the most distinguishing feature of the Finley (and what’s made the Finley one of the top best sellers). Unique panels create an urban-modern aesthetic, while a grey driftwood finish offers a touch of calm.
Featured Customer Review: “Solid, well-made headboard. Appears to be a laminate, which will make it durable and a finish that won’t wear thin. Would fit in a modern type of decor or in a more traditional one. Easy to assemble. We paired it with the dresser and two nightstands.” - Tomtennis

Queen Size: 63"W x 85.5"D x 46.8"H
Best Feature: Tapered legs
Why It’s the Best: Customers rave about the Alton’s simplicity. The frame boasts clean lines all around, from the slightly tapered legs to the low footboard and simple headboard – but it also brings a unique spin with an accent color and natural grains of solid hardwoods and veneers.
Featured Customer Review: “Love it! It’s so pretty with its simple design. The color is really beautiful, too.” - VeganD

Best Affordable Bed Frames for Traditional Style

Queen Size: 63"W x 85"D x 60"H
Best Feature:
Vintage steel frame with black satin finish
Why It’s the Best:
Because it Knox your socks off! Seriously, the Knox stands out from every other bed you will find in your bed frame search, thanks to its vintage headboard composed of industrial lines and joints. While we’re spotlighting it as a traditional design, its statement hue is actually neutral, and its simple panels are actually versatile – so you really can pair it with rustic or modern, as well.
Featured Customer Review:
“Absolutely love my Knox Bed frame, besides the perfect look and style really for any decor, the quality is great and is a very solid piece!” - AZcali
Queen Size: 69.3"W x 88.5"D x 63.8"H
Best Feature:
Tufted headboard
Why It’s the Best:
A handcrafted, tufted design with nailhead trim is exactly what you need for your most peaceful traditional bedroom aesthetic yet!
Featured Customer Review: “This bed is stunning and everything I was looking for. It feels like we're in a hotel. The headboard is very tall and we paid for the bed to be put together and it was done very quickly. I'm normally not a velvet fan so hesitated on purchasing this for awhile but it's beautiful, and I've now bought another velvet furniture piece as a result!” - eklein
Queen Size: 66.5"W x 88.25"D x 58.7"H
Best Features:
Diamond tufting - Full fabric folds
Why It’s the Best:
Diamond tufting creates subtle elegance, and the plush headboard adds luxury comfort. Other features include solid wood and foam material construction.
Featured Customer Review: “This grey bed is amazing! Love how soft the fabric headboard is and the bottom frame looks lovely. The color is a medium to darker grey. I got this in the King size, set-up and delivery was great from Living Spaces. I highly recommend this headboard and frame if you are looking for a grey fabric bed.” - Ivy A

Best Affordable Bed Frames for Kids

Full Size: 58"W x 79"D x 57"H
Best Feature: Laminate mahogany finish
Why It’s the Best: Older and younger kids alike always love a new bed, and the Ranier fits perfectly into the bedrooms of both. (A versatile design means toddlers can grow into it without the style feeling too kiddish.) Wood-like materials constructed from composite creates an authentic look, without the sensitivity of raw wood (composite is more durable).
Featured Customer Review: “Excellent bed frame, especially for the price. I’d been looking everywhere for a wood bed frame and this was one of the best options I found and at the lowest cost, too. Great quality and very sturdy. Super easy to assemble, as well.” - KatieS
Twin Size: 45.3"W x 82"D x 45.5"H
Best Feature: Part modern style, part mid-century style
Why It’s the Best:
The Dean Sand Bed Frame is affordable, chic and practical. The perfect color for growing kids, the light sand finish creates a calming effect and adds a touch of youth-inspired style to both girls’ and boys’ bedrooms. Add to that the chic wood legs for a dash of classic mid-century modern style plus an overall upholstered frame for comfort, the Dean makes sure that your little ones’ will be getting a most peaceful night’s sleep, every night for ages.
Featured Customer Review:
“Beautiful bed. Love the neutral color! My husband put the bed together in 30 minutes.” - Sebby

Twin Size: 41"W x 79.5"D x 54"H
Best Feature: Solid wood and melamibe construction
Why It’s the Best: The Willow Creek Panel Bed Frame takes the cake for kids’ beds, and customers continue to return to it in-store season after season. A craftsmanship of solid wood and MFC components means it’s sturdy; a versatile brown finish and organic-looking wood grains means kids will feel ultra-sophisticated as they sleep.
Featured Customer Review: “My little one loves his new bed. I'll be getting another Twin size and Full size for my other boys.” - Jennifer M

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